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Vipul Patel, MD


Vipul Patel, MD, is a pulmonologist and critical care physician at Norton Thoracic Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Patel is board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Dr. Patel specializes in lung transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, and advanced pulmonary disease. He is a member of the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation, the American Thoracic Society, and the American College of Chest Physicians.

Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Medical College Baroda in Vadodara, India. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Patel spent a year as a lung transplant fellow at Norton Thoracic Institute before joining the team as a member of the Institute’s medical staff.

Dr. Patel’s research interests include pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation.

“At Norton Thoracic Institute we practice a whole-person approach to patient care,” Dr. Patel says. “We don’t view patients just as problems to be solved or diseases to be treated. Instead, we strive to treat patients and their families with dignity and respect.”

For more information or to request an appointment with Dr. Patel, please call 602.406.4000.